1. @lee_sam86

    Final Reflection

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    WOW! I said this in my final portfolio and I will say it again, I can not believe what a journey this has been. I am so grateful for the learning opportunities that have been presented to me. I have learned so much about myself as a learner, a teacher, …

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    Week 7 Reflection

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    WOW! How is it week 7 already? I really enjoyed the reading and research that I did this week. I liked that we had a choice of our required reading and it was nice to revisit an article I had read a few years back. It opened my eyes again …

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    Writing Assignments-Myself in 10 years writ

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    Dear future me,

    Life in 10 years… this is a crazy thought but I will be 40…YIKES!!!! What do I imagine my life to be like at age 40…

    Married 3 kids Still teaching loving life

     

    What is scary to me is who is president… Donald Trump? Hilary Clinton? …

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    Low Stakes Writing- Digital Story Critique

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    AWESOME Video!!!.
    This was a great video that explored the idea of using low stakes writing in the classroom.

     

    Literature-

    The presence of literature was so amazing in this video. It showed students writing in every academic subject. I love the idea how differently it was being used across …

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    White Privilege

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    This is such a great article that I have had the chance to read before but it was great to revisit it. I had really forgotten so many of the great points that it brings up about white privilege.

    As I read through I was reminded that I think white …

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    Weekly Reflection

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    COLLABORATION, COLLABORATION, COLLABORATION!

    This seems to be the theme of what I took out of this week! I read many articles and watched videos that I found and that my classmates shared that focused around collaboration. My thought now is to really think about how this plays into my classroom …

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    Reading Response to Social Learning

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    This was a long article for me. It seemed that I had to read and re-read many times. Social learning is something that we have been dabbling in throughout this whole class and I guess I am still just trying to understand exactly how it will play out in my …

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    A Haiku Poem about a Haiku Poem

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    Ever wonder what to write a haiku poem about? Well here is my haiku poem with some ideas.

     

    People, places, things

    Things to write in a haiku

    Anything you like

     

    Love, trust, happy, sad

    Emotions at their highest

    Writing a haiku

     

    Work, life, family

    Everything that I …

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    Week 5 Reflection

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    I have to agree with so many of  my classmates this week on the sadness. I will be teaching 4th grade next year and I know that my students will be aware of what is going on around them. I know that this will be a topic of discussion in …

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    The Hatred of Poetry

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    This was a very interesting review. I would love to share it with my students some day. I would also love to read the book, but of course have added it to my never ending list of books I need to pick up.

     

    Research- As far as this review …

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    Week 5 Reading Reflection

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    I love that this article began by stating that the book is a “why to” guide. This is so meaningful to me. I have to know the why behind the what.

    How do we immerse the powers that be how important this digital movement is? Not only is it important …

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    Week 4 Reflection

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    I am just continually amazed by the technology that is out there these days. I am soooooo far behind when it comes to technology. This week I watched some great videos that my colleagues shared and read some great articles that they shared as well. I am feeling extremely inspired…it …

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    Week 4 Reading Response

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    Blogging…..ohhhh blogging

    Blogging has not been a friend of mine so far. The article speaks to a blog not only being the text but the style, the look, the colors, etc. This is something that I am still continually struggling with. I am not tech savvy enough to create the …

  14. @lee_sam86

    Week 4 Reflection

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    What a week! I learned so much more new technology this week. I LOVE VINE!!! I have so many great ideas for using this in the classroom. I want to use this to have my students create introduction videos of themselves. How fund would it be to have them make …

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    DIY Media Reading Response

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    Wow- Talk about overload… So much new information to me. It was very interesting to actually read the background of DIY I had no idea that it went back to the 70’s. I thought this was a fairly new trend- such as what we are seeing on all the tv …

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    Weekly Reflection

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    Good evening!

    I am happy to say that I have a much better understand of some of the technology that we are using. I am feeling much more confident and am really getting the hang of the annotating and such. With that being said I think I had a much, …

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